oa South African Medical Journal - The mucosa of the recto-sigmoid in ulcerative colitis
|Article Title||The mucosa of the recto-sigmoid in ulcerative colitis|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Aug 1960|
|Pages||732 - 735|
|Keyword(s)||Gastroenterology, Mechanical stimulation, Mucosa, Recto-sigmoid and Ulcerative colitis|
In patients who suffered fromï¿½ ulcerative colitis, examined during a remission and in a stage when the whole or a portion of the visible mucosal surface of the recto-sigmoid looked normal, it was found that mechanical stimulation of the normal-looking portions of the mucosa led to the development of a localized area of oedema.
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